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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 259193, 3 pages
Case Report

Renal Metastases of a Femur Osteosarcoma: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

1Medical Oncology Department, Hassan II University Hospital, Fez, Morocco
2Urology Department, Hassan II University Hospital, Fez, Morocco
3Department of Pathology, Hassan II University Hospital, Fez, Morocco

Received 11 November 2011; Accepted 21 December 2011

Academic Editor: F. Bruyere

Copyright © 2012 Yousra Akasbi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper discusses a rare case of renal metastatic osteosarcoma. A 25-year-old man with a history of metastatic osteosarcoma involving his right kidney was referred to our institution for treatment. He was managed with chemotherapy. An exhaustive review of the English literature pertaining to this disease was performed. To our knowledge, this case represents only the sixteenth. The literature suggests that the incidence of renal involvement in osteosarcoma is significant and that the treatment should be multidisciplinary in such patients.